This very large shepherd is beautifully built. His massive and robust silhouette is endowed with very strong muscles and equally strong bones. All in muscles and strength, his gait is not without recalling that of the bear.
In spite of the impression of a big and beautiful doggie, the Caucasian Shepherd Dog is endowed with great strength of character and his instinct is naturally inclined towards the protection of his own, whether human or not.
Between 62 and 69 cm (24.41 to 27.17 inches) for the male
Between 62 and 69 cm (24.41 to 27.17 inches) for the female
Between 45 and 65 kg (99.21 to 143.30 pounds) for the male
Between 45 and 65 kg (99.21 to 143.30 pounds) for the female
His dress can vary and different colors are possible. It can be in shades of reddish brown, white, straw, grey with various zones, brindle, red as well as magpie with spots.
His straight hair is usually medium-long. There are some short-haired and long-haired specimens, but the most common are mid-length haired. The undercoat is strongly developed.
His head is endowed with a very massive skull whose stop is not so marked. His head is very reminiscent of a bear's. His small dark eyes are oval in shape and are well sunken in their sockets. His large nose is generally black. His tail is usually ring, hook or sickle shaped. It can sometimes be cut off.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #328